Jobs – Training opportunities
Revision and implementation of the International Directory of Musical Instrument Collections
CIMCIM is seeking a reliable and well organised person to help with the revision and implementation of the International Directory of Musical Instrument Collections. The selected candidate will be asked to check and update the information included in our database, which currently includes a list of about 700 European, American, and Asian collections and museums of instruments and music. The project is planned for completion by September 2021.
The successful candidate will have:
- Good knowledge of music museums and collections;
- An international network in the museum field;
- A degree in music or other related subject;
- Good English skills (written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages is welcome.
- Familiarity with databases and Microsoft Excel.
A remuneration of 2000 euro will be paid upon completion. Any taxes are the responsibility of the selected candidate.
Interested candidates are invited to submit an expression of interest (max. 500 words), a CV and possibly samples of previous work in the field to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 May 2021.
Museum Services Associate and Collection and Communication Associate – Woodwinds Museum, La Couture-Boussey (France)
The Woodwinds Museum of La Couture-Boussey (Normandy, France) is recruiting a Museums Services Associate (mostly working at the front desk and with the public) and a Collection and Communication Associate.
To apply, send an email with resume and cover letter (in French) to email@example.com.
Closing date for application is Friday 8th May 2020.
Leiterin und Leiter der Sammlung Musik im Münchner Stadtmuseum
Museum Collections Management Graduate Intern – Royal College of Music Museum
The Royal College of Music Museum is currently recruiting a Museum Collections Management Graduate Intern to join its team. This is a fixed-term position due to start in January 2020 and finish in April 2020. Work will be carried out on a part-time basis (2 days per week). The closing date for applications is Wednesday 27th November 2019.
All information about the posting can be found here: https://www.rcm.ac.uk/about/jobs/jobs/jobtitle,30065,en.aspx
Digital Preservation Graduate Intern – Royal College of Music Museum
The Royal College of Music Museum is currently recruiting a Digital Preservation Graduate Intern to join its team. This is a fixed-term position due to start in November 2019 and finish in April 2020. Work will be carried out on a part-time basis (3 days per week). The closing date for applications is Friday 11th October 2019.
All information about the posting can be found here: https://www.rcm.ac.uk/about/jobs/jobs/jobtitle,29771,en.aspx
Museum Curator (MUSIC)
Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C., DC, US
This position is in the Division of Cultural & Community Life, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History.
The incumbent carries out the research, collections management,exhibitions development and education mission of the museum, with emphasis on American music history, including jazz and Latinx or African American musicians and musical traditions. Researches American history through objects and collections as well as primary and secondary sources of documentation.
Sammlungsleiter/in Musik – Münchner Stadtmuseum
Ende der Bewerbungsfrist ist der 11.10.2018.
All information here.
Director of the National Music Museum
The University of South Dakota and the Board of Trustees of the National Music Museum are seeking a dynamic professional to serve as the Director of the National Music Museum (NMM) at the University of South Dakota (USD).
Inquiries and nominations, contact:
Marilyn Hoffman or Connie Rosemont
Museum Search & Reference
Review of applications will begin October 24, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Curator, Cité de la musique
Under the responsibility of the Director of the Museum, the Conservator participates in the implementation of the Museum’s scientific and cultural project. He/she coordinates the conservation and restoration missions related to his/her corpus, as well as the inventory and documentation of the works. He/she seeks to enrich the collections and ensure their influence by participating in mediation work, collaborating – as a curator or advisor – in temporary exhibitions, contributing to cultural programming, as well as through research projects, publications and public interventions within the Philharmonic or in other venues. He/she also plays an advisory role for public collections related to music and organology, and contributes to the animation of a network of partners and professionals related to the musical instrument (musicians, violin makers, instrument makers, acousticians…). To be filled from January 2019.
The curator is responsible for the conservation, study, enrichment and dissemination of an important collection of instruments and objects related to non-Western musical cultures. He/she encourages the integration of this corpus into a broader cultural history, in dialogue with contemporary art and/or current musics.
– Knowledge of the organology and history of non-Western music;
– Interest in ethnomusicology;
– Professional experience in the field of museums and art history preferred;
– Interest in current artistic and/or musical practices;
– Fluency in English required. Additional foreign language desired.
Applications (CV + cover letter) should be sent to the director of the Museum, Marie-Pauline Martin by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Marie-Pauline Martin, Musée de la musique, 221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris, FRANCE.
Job opening at Smithsonian Institution (Museum Curator, Music). Closing date is February 2, 2018
This position is located in the Division of Culture and the Arts, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. The incumbent carries out the research, collections management, exhibitions development and educational mission of the museum with direct emphasis on American material culture in music, with varying emphasis on each function depending upon museum and individual projects at hand. The incumbent participates in activities across subject areas and organizational divisions, serving on exhibition teams, standing committees and ad hoc working groups. The incumbent may also have the opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s jazz, Latinx, or other American roots music programs as a performer.
Musée de la musique: chargé(e) des opérations scénographiques
La direction du Musée recrute actuellement, dans le cadre d’un CDI, un(e) chargé(e) des opérations scénographiques. Nov. 9, 2017.
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